Originally Posted by Clark
All the comments on going wider / fatter are spot on. Big skis are not just for powder anymore; they carve super well on groomers, pound crud, etc. I'd say 100 underfoot at the very least, but personally, I'd recommend getting up to 110 or more. The equipment has evolved; take advantage.
I agree with this. I'm 6'4" 225-ish. 100mm under foot at a minimum. May sound silly now, but if you're serious into skiing 2 years from now.... you won't regret it.
Small brand recommendations - Line, Icelantic, and 4Frnt
Bigger brands - Volkl and Salomon